Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Op Art Kalendar

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on January 14, 2013

A calendar for the year 1967 created by the artists Klaus Burkhardt and Luitpold Domberger.
Featuring 6 optical art silkscreen prints, this work was issued in 26 copies only.

Phenakistiscope

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on September 15, 2011

The Phenakistastcope or Magic Disc Edinburgh: Published by Forrester & Nichol, Lithographers, 10 George Street, & John Dunn, option 50 Hanover Square. [1832-1833].

A set of round prints for use in a phenakistiscope, an early device that took advantage of persistence of vision to show continuous motion, including several designed by Edward Sang, and published by the maker of optical instruments, John Dunn.